Talk given at Church Singles Event//
Building an animal trap. My brother is a genius. Hospital envy. Naomi's envy.
Matthew 20: 1-16. Laborers in the Master's Vineyard. One of the most unpopular parables.
20:00 Goal of workers. 22:10 New 80 hour work week. 24:00 Terms of Derision. 25:00 What does God want? To give you the vineyard. 26:00 Is God cruel to pay the last workers first? 27:40 God is testing you. 28:15 Envy is a light on your dashboard. 30:30 Someone new in town. 32:40 Handling Envy. 35:30 pain makes us susceptible to envy and self-pity. 36:00 Why? questions. 37:00 We want a contract with God. 38L00 Does Jesus understand rejection? 40:00 Your faith must grow every year or you are going backwards. 41:00 What were the benefits to the early workers? 43:30 Not a God of scarcity. 43:50 God is not going to apologize to me. 44:50 Gratitude list. 46:15 Commit to praise and worship. 46:20 Your circumstances are not a measure of God's love for you.